Rosanne has been a dedicated nurse to this organization for over 35 years. Rosanne always comes to work with a positive attitude. Whenever there is a volunteer or a student nurse that needs a mentor, Rosanne always volunteers to mentor them. Rosanne makes sure she gives them an in-depth experience. She enjoys teaching them and this makes their experience very exciting and fulfilling. Rosanne is also very dedicated and compassionate with her patients. Rosanne advocates for her patients and acts like a mother figure to her patients when they are alone. She makes sure she spends more time with them and ensures a child life consult is ordered. Rosanne ensures her patients have age appropriate toys at the bedside to help take their mind off the hospital stay. Rosanne has brought in clothes for patients that were in need. Rosanne is on the poster for the Bill of Rights for patients and families. She is a role model for the hospital and is dedicated to the profession of nursing and Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Every day that Rosanne works she displays compassionate care and demonstrates the Nicklaus Children's Hospital way. Rosanne cheers up patients by giving them beads and stickers she brings from home, works in her community church where they help to assist the poor, and helps out with a boy scout troop by helping them with fundraising and other activities.Rosanne puts her patients and co-workers first and acts with integrity. Rosanne collaborates and is a co-worker that you can trust and depend on. There are so many positive attributes of this exemplary nurse:
She started as a candy striper at 17.
She has been a great employee all these years. This is the only place she has ever worked.
- She is the sweetest person you will ever find.
- Her pleasant disposition is seen and felt by all patients, families, and colleagues.
- She is slow to anger.
- She is an excellent, patient and caring preceptor to employees and nursing students.
- She is an excellent resource;always willing to help.
- She offers her words of wisdom to her younger colleagues and students when solicited or needed.
- She is a joy to work with.